Clayton i-house Modern Prefab Built in "Sustainable Community"

August 12, 2011 by  
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Images credit i-house One of the lessons in the first wave of modern prefab, almost a decade ago now, was that it was easy to get excited about small green designs, but you had to have a place to put them. The same issue is facing the current pioneers in the tiny to not-so-big house movements; they don’t fit in conventional developments. Finally, this is beginning to change, as developers and entrepreneurs experiment with what are still very niche markets. At Green Bridge Farm in Georgia, one can find both green prefab and tiny houses, not to mention an organic farm. One of the first homes… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Clayton i-house Modern Prefab Built in "Sustainable Community"

All Together Now: Green Modern Cooperative Living in Australia

March 11, 2010 by  
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Images from Sanctuary Magazine, Rachel Pilgrim & Andrew Lecky So many of the green houses we see are single family, alone in the country, but there are more and more developers and builders trying to build green communities. On Munro court in the mining town of Castlemaine, outside of Victoria, Australia, eight lovely little modern houses have been designed by Robyn Gibson of Lifehouse design. None are over 1500 square feet, and it is sort of a cooperative, sharing responsibility for the communal vegetable gardens, emptying the compost and feeding the “chooks” [sic] ..

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